In 2009 the Ghana Education Service have signed against the provision of the 2009 Collective Agreement between the Ghana Education Service and the Teacher Unions in the Education Service which enjoins GES in section 18.3 to pay allowances based on monthly gross salary to teachers posted to areas designated as deprived.
Johnnie Hughes returned this week with another chilling revelation of government biases and nepotism. Johnnie has been a strong advocate against retaining old people in office. According to him President Akufo-Addo needs to give the young ones a chance to show their potential. From the heads of the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary, there is a clear sign that age is not on their side.
Students from Bawku Technical Institute have demonstrated against invigilators of their school. They have demonstrated and have causes damage to some properties in the school. This has therefore led to a short term closure of the school. When the students were interviewed on why they demonstrated, they stated that the invigilators didn't give them the opportunity to copy from one another.
The Ghana Education Service has sent a good will message to all 2022 WASSCE Candidates as West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Written papers begin today, Monday 29th August 2022, at all the designated 775 centers across the country. "Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to congratulate all 422,883 candidates writing the exams for their hard work and fortitude so far and to also express its profound gratitude to all Teachers, Heads of SH/TS, Directors of Education, Parents / Guardians and all Stakeholders for the crucial roles they have played so far in preparing the candidates for the examination."
After performing aptitude exams and work inspections, the Ghana Education Service (GES) annually promotes teachers who are eligible to do so based on their various merit-based rankings. In this article, we will outline the procedures so that teachers who are eligible for GES promotion will understand them.
It is not acceptable in Ghana Education Service rules and guidelines for a Senior High School (SHS) student to depart the school without asking permission from the faculty authority. As a result of this, some of these college students have devised their own approaches of running away from faculty without asking permission from their teachers.
The continuous wassce has welcome alot of analysis on instructors. This is on the grounds that many individuals feel that the instructors generally educate or show the understudies during their papers which isn't really. Because of this tests officials are so however on invigilators as well as the understudies.
The Director-General of Ghana Education Service has been urged by Education Think Tank and Africa Education Watch to detain Mr. Peterson Aning, headmaster of Duadaso Senior High Technical School, and three other individuals for their role in the 2021 WASSCE misconduct. The other suspects are Mr. Abdellah Umar, Assistant Headmaster Academic, Mr. Emmanuel Peh, Senior Housemaster, and Mr. Maxwell Armah, Science Tutor.
Examinations of Basic Schools Started two weeks ago and per directive of the Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, Director General of Ghana Education Service, teachers and Management of Various Basic Schools in the Country should use manual mode of conducting exams without charging exam fees, he instructed that the Regional and District Directors should ensure the directive is followed.
The unemployment rate in Ghana now is at an alarming level. Jobs are hard to come by and a lot of the youth are being forced to go into entrepreneurship. It is an open secret that government can't employ everyone. What they can do is create an enabling environment for other establishments to employ more people.
The Deputy Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Dr Anthony Boateng has said that the next batch of Staff ID’s which is yet to be released will capture all newly recruited teachers who have not received theirs as of now. The Deputy Director General made this pronouncement to the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) president, Mr Angel Carbonou on phone.
The management of the Ghana Education Service has officially released the scheduled date for the biometric registration of newly posted teachers. This follows the recent release of the third batch of Staff IDs that was released by the Ghana Education Service and the date and venue. The management of the Ghana Education Service has worked with Controller and Accountant General Department to find a scheduled date for the biometric registration of these newly posted teachers.
Teaching is a noble profession and as such teachers are considered role models to the learners they impact knowledge. Owing to that, Ghana Education Service has a code of conduct for teachers which they obey. However aside that modern teachers need to avoid some mistakes to make their work successful.
The founder and leader of the Savior Light In Jesus Ministry in Accra in the Greater Accra Region, Osomafo Mensah has stressed the need for the Ghana Education Service to reintroduce moral education in the schools timetable to help ensure discipline in schools. Osomafo noted that the recent inter hall clashes of which instances like those that took places at KNUSTY and Legon campuses were as a result of lack of discipline among students in the secondary institutions who gain admissions into the Universities.
Mr Anthony Boateng, the just retired Deputy Director General of Ghana Education Service has recieved a contract extension from the President of the republic of Ghana. A letter dated 19th August 2022, reads; "With reference to letter numbered D8287143610l dated 19th August, 2022, from the Honourable Minister for Education, Hon.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has guaranteed the public that it has teamed up with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to guarantee that the current year's West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will be led with next to no misbehavior. In a public statement dated August 29, 2022, and endorsed by its Head of Public Relations, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, the GES hoped everything would turn out great for all competitors of karma while guaranteeing all that the assessments will be without misbehavior and inconsistencies as the up-and-comers start their composed papers today.
Following the President Akufo-Addo's extension of Anthony Boateng's term of employment as the Deputy Director-General (Management Services) of the Ghana Education Service for a further year, beginning on August 17, 2022, and ending on August 16, 2023. The Deputy Director-General (Management Services) of the Ghana Education Service, Anthony Boateng, has been urged by the teacher union's leadership in pre-tertiary education to reject the offer from the president and the ministry of education.
All is currently not well, within the Ghana Education Service (GES), as teacher unions across the country have issued a firm statement, advising the embattled Deputy Director-General of GES in-charge of (Management Services), Anthony Boateng, to respectfully decline the new contract extension offered him by the presidency.
We rent accomodation and eat every day but have not received salary for 6 months now - Teacher group
The coalition of newly recruited teachers, a group in Ghana Education Service (GES) says they rent accomodation and eat everyday but have not received salaries for the past six months. According to the leader of the group, Mr Augustine Appiah, who spoke to Citi News, life is becoming unbearable for them considering the economic hardship in which the country is presently facing, and the fact that they have not received any salary since their recruitment by the Ghana Education Service.
Converner for Campaign Against Privatization and Commercialization of Education (CAPCO), Mr Richard Kwasi Kovehaz has said cheating in examination halls leads to corruption in the country. According to him, per the report gathered, invigilators and teachers allow students to cheat especially in the West African Senior High School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which does not help in the education sector.